President Joe Biden wants bipartisan action on increasing the debt limit, but Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Democrats are on their own.
The Biden administration announced that nursing homes receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid dollars will be required to vaccinate their staff.
"I think there is a lot in this strategy for everyone to like," said state Senator Scott Wiener, the author of the bill. "Most important of all, it works."
Kelli Jones, Governor Mike Parson's spokeswoman, said the administration will "follow the law and will continue to look at how to operationalize the court's order."
Hadley Christine called for an overhaul to the healthcare system after seeing an elderly resident stuck in "deplorable living conditions."
"We look forward to seeing Medicaid expansion swiftly implemented by the State so that all eligible Missourians receive the access to healthcare they need," Healthcare for Missouri said.
"Without a revenue source of source or funding authority from the General Assembly, we are unable to proceed with the expansion at this time," Missouri Governor Mike Parson said.
By paying states more to cover able-bodied adults than to reduce their waiting lists, Obamacare effectively discriminated against some of the most vulnerable in our society: individuals with disabilities.
While delivering a speech on healthcare in Charlotte, North Carolina, the president discussed his America First Healthcare Agenda and outlined a "historic plan to benefit our great seniors."
The patient, Veronica Wilhelm, said during the trial she "obviously wouldn't have approved" the procedure and described the dentist's actions as "dangerous".
An 18-month congressional investigation led by Democrats found that Medicaid official Seema Verma billed taxpayers more than $35 million for media consultants tasked with building her personal brand .
Rural hospital closures will force some of Georgia's poorest residents to travel more than 30 miles to seek health care.
Missouri voters ousted a Democratic dynasty and embraced someone who could become one of the most liberal members of Congress. The state also has signed off on a key element of Obamacare.
Missouri voters Tuesday will decide whether to expand Medicaid through a ballot initiative amid the coronavirus health crisis.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday outlined his $775 billion plan to expand care for children and the elderly if elected president.
Partisan gerrymandering allows politicians to ignore the will of the people. In the case of Medicaid, the cost is extremely high.
"Prepare for not being able to get into the hospital if you have a car wreck, [to] have a heart attack and there not be a ventilator to put you on," State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said regarding the impact rising cases could have on the state's hospital system this fall.
As unemployment has surged, Americans whose employment is often tied to their jobs will lose their current health care coverage.
Eighty percent of Americans also support reforming the nation's health care system so no one pays more than 10 percent of income on insurance.
"Seeking care when exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms or when suspecting of having been infected by the coronavirus is a critical element in combating the outbreak," the Gallup report noted.
"The COVID-19 epidemic highlights the folly of tying health coverage to jobs," a co-author of the analysis told Newsweek.
The budget, if enacted, would cut billions from the three safety-net programs over the next decade.
President Donald Trump's $4.8 trillion 2021 budget proposal takes massive cuts from the EPA, student loan assistance and Medicaid, while it boosts military spending and border enforcement.
In their encounter in Des Moines, Pence told the doctor he hadn't heard about the planned cuts.
Hundreds of private hospices discharged most dying patients in 2017, while 80 failed to send registered nurses, physicians or nurse practitioners to check on them.
Expanding Medicare to cover vision, dental and hearing services for existing beneficiaries enjoys strong public support and can be done now, irrespective of the 2020 elections.
"The Trump administration has expanded short-term insurance plans, which are not required to cover mental health care and typically exclude people with serious mental illness."
If the plan is approved, it could see as many as 90,000 low-income undocumented immigrants between the ages of 19 and 25 become eligible for Medicaid.
Democratic governors and other state leaders are rolling out massive health care initiatives, boosting public options and touting expansions to former President Barack Obama's 2010 ACA overhaul moving into the new year.